News and Announcements
Geologist Wins Academy of Sciences Award
Carmala Garzione, associate professor of earth and environmental sciences, has won the 2009 New York Academy of Sciences Blavatnik Award for her research that has helped redefine geologists' understanding of the rate at which mountain ranges form. Garzione is one of eight winners chosen from more than 150 nominees this year.
Spurrier Studio Hosts Dance and Drum Performance
The Program of Movement and Dance will present an evening of African dance and drumming with M’Bemba Bangoura and friends at
7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at Spurrier Dance Studio. Tickets are $7
for the general public and $5 for students and are on sale at the
Common Market in Wilson Commons.
Join Gandhi Institute at Genesee River Clean-Up
The M.K. Gandhi Institute will host a Genesee River clean up from 10 to
11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21. Participants should meet in the
Interfaith Chapel Commons Room at 10 a.m.
Club Rochester Goes Caribbean
Fraternity and Sorority Affairs hosts this month’s Club Rochester from 4 to 5:30 p.m. today in Meliora Salon D. Tropical snacks and beverages will be available at the Caribbean-themed event.
Eastman Historian Holds Book Signing
Vincent Lenti, faculty member and historian of the Eastman School, will hold a book signing for his book, Serving a Great and Noble Art, at 7 p.m. tonight at Barnes and Noble, 3349 Monroe Ave. in Pittsford.
Scholar, Storyteller Marks Gallery Opening
A presentation by scholar and storyteller David Anderson on “The Origin
of Life on Earth: A Yoruba Creation Myth” highlights the opening of the
Traditions and Encounters gallery at the Memorial Art Gallery. The
reinstalled gallery explores the cultures of Africa, Oceania, and
Native North America. Anderson’s presentation is at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov.
Experts Connect with Lupus Patients, Families
It’s Never Too Early to Think Golf
Patients affected by lupus, along with their families and friends, are
invited to a free patient education day at the Medical Center on
Are you already dreaming about golfing next year? Consider joining a
co-ed golf league that plays weekly at Genesee Valley. You can register
now for a league that will play for 18 weeks beginning the week of
April 20. A non-refundable deposit of $25 is due by Dec. 4. The cost
for the full 18 weeks is $249. Call the Medical Center's Fitness and Wellness Center at
275-1442 for more information.